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‘It’s a Different World Out There’: Investors Share Their Insights on the Changing Funding Landscape

by | Nov 14, 2022
At the recent Venture Dallas conference, a panel of leading investors talked market trends and shared insights to help those on both sides of the cap table. Here are key takeaways—from tips for fundraising founders to what startups need to offer to what makes Dallas an exciting place to invest. “As an entrepreneur, just hustle. Don't take ‘No’ for an answer. You're going to get a lot of ‘No’s,’ so just keep at it," said Pialy Aditya, chief strategy officer at Republic.
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Venture Dallas Brings ‘the Premier Venture Capital Conference in North Texas’ to George W. Bush Presidential Center this November
by | Oct 4, 2022
Venture Dallas 2022—a full-day conference to be held Nov. 3 at the George W. Bush Presidential Center—will connect investors from all over the U.S with the “best founders in our region” with the goal of sparking “collisions” and “meaningful connections," co-founder Aaron Pierce says. He adds that those could potentially lead to fundings—and successful exits. Here's a look at why the North Texas startup and VC scene is hopping, and what Venture Dallas 2022 could mean for you.
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Dallas-Based Nada Closes $8.1M Seed Round to Make Real Estate Investments More Accessible to All
by | Jul 27, 2022
Nada's Cityfunds enable people to invest in single-family rental homes and fractionally invest in owner-occupied homes in Dallas, Austin, and Miami. With the new funding, Nada plans to expand Cityfunds to six new cities, grow its Oak Lawn-based staff to around 60, and develop a home equity-accessing debit card.

“We fundamentally believe that we can make a material difference to people's lives by making real estate as an asset more accessible,” co-founder and CEO John Green told Dallas Innovates.
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Follow the Money: Fort Worth Biotech Raises $16M, VC Firm Raises $25M for Debut Fund, S2 Capital Surpasses Blackstone as Region’s Most Active Multifamily Investor, and More
by | Jul 15, 2022
Plus, Dallas real estate startup Nada raises $5.7M, Arlington's Wonder Works Studios raises $5.53M, Exela Technologies in talks to sell off $200M-revenue business unit, PE firm Crossplane Capital closes $325M second fund, and more North Texas deals.
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‘Built for the People’: Republic and Dallas‑based Nada Launch Real Estate Index Investing

by | Aug 5, 2021
Cityfund lets people invest in real estate markets like stock, starting with launch cities Dallas, Austin, and Miami.
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Dallas Digital Real Estate Startup Nada Closes $2.5M Seed Round
by | Jul 29, 2021
After meeting its fundraising goal on investment platform Republic in about a week, Nada has raised an additional round of capital to continue boosting its platform, which allows you to sell your home online and pay nada.
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Dallas Residential Real Estate Startup Nada Raises $1.07M on Republic—the Max Funding Amount
by | Mar 2, 2021
Sell a home online—and pay absolutely nothing. That's the premise behind Nada, a residential real estate startup that's raised the maximum amount allowed by the SEC for its public equity offering on Republic, a crowdfunded investment platform. According to its CEO, Nada is the first Dallas company to do so.
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Republic Cities Is Launching Its Investment Platform For Community Capital in Dallas
by | Nov 16, 2020
Republic is a funding platform that allows startups to raise up to $1 million from anyone—friends, family, fans, and the general public. The Republic Cities Dallas launch means that local startups can now be highlighted on the platform and participate in a campaign raise. Interested entrepreneurs can apply now (and check out the launch event on Nov. 19).
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